PWC Earns Green Above & Beyond Award
Fayetteville PWC was awarded the 2016 Sustainable Sandhills Green Business Platinum Award at the Green Business Awards Luncheon held in Fayetteville on June 23. The awards honor businesses who have demonstrated leadership through green business practices.
PWC earned the Above and Beyond Platinum Award for sustainability practices in facilities management. A Certified Green Business since inception of the Sustainable Sandhills program, PWC’s LEED Gold Customer Payment Center is one of the first buildings in the area to earn a LEED certification. Among PWC’s facilities management efforts are implementing numerous energy conservation measures which have reduced energy consumption 33% since 2013. Other efforts include using water wise landscaping techniques on PWC campus to reduce water use and reducing use of landscape irrigation to only as needed instead of regular weekly schedule. PWC utilizes sustainable practices in all areas of operations including special programs to recycle scrap metals and electronics, compliance with hazardous/ environmental wastes and paperless office procedures and initiatives.
Sustainable Sandhills presented the awards to honor businesses which demonstrate the commitment to environmental excellence within industry, academia, and business in a community and strive to do their best for future generations.